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Dig In! A Study of the Earth's Crust
Students write a praise chorus and discover the composition of the Earth's crust. In this Biblical creation and the Earth's crust lesson, students read a praise passage from Psalms and perform a choral reading. Students discuss the gifts God created in the Earth and the layers beneath their feet.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 3 Views 4 Downloads
The Crust: How Does it Move?
Students explore Earth science by answering geology questions. In this plate tectonics lesson, students identify the regions in New Zealand prone to earthquakes due to faults and plate friction. Students utilize fruit peels, water and a jug to conduct an experiment which mimics the movement of Earth's crust as well as other activities which simulate Earth movement.
4th - 5th Visual & Performing Arts 16 Views 90 Downloads
The Changing Earth
Students explore the Earth's crust. In this earth science lesson, students participate in 2 activities that demonstrate physical and chemical weathering. Students also play Jeopardy with topics including volcanoes, earthquakes, weathering, glaciers, and plate tectonics.
3rd - 4th Science 5 Views 28 Downloads
The Ocean Floor
Practice reading comprehension by approaching oceanography through 2 pages of informational text. The text compares the ocean floor to the Grand Canyon to gives students perspective, and gives a brief coverage of the earth's crust and ocean floor characteristics.
7th - 8th Science 30 Views 262 Downloads
Students study the basic elements of the Earth's crust: rocks, soils and minerals. They categorize rocks, soils and minerals and how they are literally the foundation for our civilization. They also explore how engineers use rock soils for many different purposes.
3rd - 5th Science 9 Views 102 Downloads
Happy Lesson: The Earth's Crust
This PowerPoint provides a multiple choice and fill-in-the-blank format for reviewing vocabulary and related content following an "earth's crust" science unit. The information is concise and age-appropriate and the font and colors are simple and appealing, but the repeated graphic of children jumping rope at the top of each slide seems inconsistent with the content.
5th - 7th Science 6 Views 35 Downloads
Young scholars identify the eight elements that make up the earth's crust. They conduct Internet research, develop a data table, develop a model of an atom, interpret information to identify the eight elements, and create a circle graph using data.
9th - 12th Science 3 Views 16 Downloads
Forces in Earth's Crust
In this Earth's crust worksheet, students define key terms associated with the Earth's crust. Students review the types of stress and the kinds of faults. This worksheet has 9 matching, 5 multiple choice, 1 graphic organizer, and 6 fill in the blank questions.
7th - 12th Science 3 Views 4 Downloads
Oil and Natural Gas Formation
Students complete a narrative paper and a drawing depicting how the formation of oil and natural gas taken from the Earth's crust were once plants and animals millions of years ago. In this oil and natural gas lesson plan, students read, observe pictures, and also fill out worksheets.
6th - 12th Science 3 Views 23 Downloads
Worksheet: The Movement of Tectonic Plates
A colorful wedge of Earth, map of tectonic plates, and numbered facts about Earth structure fill the first two pages of this resource. After reading and absorbing the information, geologists get into groups and make clay models to demonstrate faulting and folding of Earth's crust.
6th - 9th Science 215 Views 481 Downloads
Inside the Earth - What's Inside the Earth?
Students examine the layers of the Earth by comparing it to a hard-boiled egg. In this layers of the Earth lesson, students decorate an egg with the continents and oceans. They examine and compare the inner layers of an egg to those of the Earth before discussing how volcanos are formed.
3rd - 4th Science 28 Views 263 Downloads
Students research physical science by creating a model in class. In this earth layers lesson, students define the Earth inner and outer core as well as the crust and their characteristics. Students utilize clay, marbles and a knife to construct a model Earth while illustrating the layers.
5th - 8th Visual & Performing Arts 69 Views 326 Downloads
GCSE Module 6 Revision Guide-Chemistry-Oil, Fossil Fuels and Earth's Atmosphere
In this oil, fossil fuels and Earth's atmosphere learning exercise, students answer 3 questions about the origin of oil and its uses, the effects of burning oil and fossil fuels on the Earth's atmosphere and the origin and maintenance of the Earth's atmosphere.
10th - 12th Science 3 Views 55 Downloads